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Laura Ipsen

Senior Vice President Laura Ipsen Discusses Oracle’s Unique Role in Education and Research

Laura Ipsen recently joined Oracle as senior vice president and general manager in the industries solutions group, which includes the education and research sector. Find out what Ipsen has to say about the challenges and opportunities that are most important to education and research institutions today, and how Oracle is helping these organizations succeed now and plan for the years ahead.
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Oracle Joins the Internet2 Community to Foster Cloud Solutions Tailored for Education and Research

As part of its ongoing effort to deliver cloud solutions that are specifically tailored for higher-education and research organizations, Oracle recently joined Internet2. Oracle plans to certify and offer its Oracle Higher Education Cloud, including Oracle Student Cloud, through the Internet2 NET+ initiative. Find out how the initiative might benefit your organization.
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Alliance 2015: Showcasing Enhancements to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

Oracle’s product roadmap for the coming year includes a planned update to its flagship higher-education platform, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions. New details about the solution’s modernized user interface and other capabilities will be showcased in demos at Alliance 2015, the annual meeting of the Higher Education User Group slated for March 15 to 18, 2015, in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Guanghua School of Management Enhances Efficiency and Student Service Quality

Guanghua School of Management Enhances Efficiency and Student Service Quality (2:44)

CERN Detects Issues Faster with Oracle Enterprise Manager (2:34)

University of Melbourne Improves Experiences with Oracle WebCenter (40:33)

Hear how Oracle WebCenter provides the digital experience platform for University of Melbourne students, allowing them to easily engage and collaborate with one another and aggregates services and streamlines processes to improve the user experience.

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Oracle Modern Best Practices

More than 100 modern best practices for finance, human resources and talent management, procurement, sales, marketing, and service deliver superior results, evolve with your business, support growth and innovation, and exploit enabling technologies. Do you have what you need to succeed? Discover how to increase business agility and achieve more—faster and with fewer resources. With key enabling technologies such as the cloud, mobile, social, analytics, the Internet of Things, and big data, you can transform your business for the future. Go to the Oracle Modern Best Practice feature pages to find out more.

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Announcing the Next Generation of Oracle’s Engineered Systems

January 21, 2015, 1:00 p.m. PT
Watch a live webcast featuring Oracle Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison and Oracle Senior Vice President of Systems Technology Juan Loaiza as they unveil the future of the data center.

Cloud Platform Online Forum: Modern Business. Modern Cloud. Is Your PaaS Delivering the Agility Your Users Demand?

January 28, 2015 10:00 a.m. PT
Learn how to rapidly build, deploy, manage, and secure rich applications using an integrated platform built on the industry’s #1 database and #1 application server. Learn how to

  • Access development and test environments faster
  • Consolidate and standardize on a cloud platform for enterprise workloads
  • Deliver a superior user experience

The Case for Analytics in the Cloud—Valdosta State University

February 10, 2015, 10 a.m. PT
Hear why Valdosta State University CIO Brian Haugabrook selected Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service to meet his strategic vision for analytics at Valdosta State University.

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Big Data Webcast Series: Transform Your Business with Big Data

Big data is forcing business leaders to rethink the way they make decisions. Learn IT strategies and best practices that can open the door to discoveries that will transform your organization.

Modern Finance Best Practices in the Digital Age

To identify the elements of a successful modern finance organization, Oracle partnered with Financial Executives International (FEI) to interview more than 20 CFOs, finance executives, and third-party experts from across the globe. Watch to find out what they learned.

How Finance Leaders Can Use the Cloud to Lift Forecast Speed and Accuracy

Explore how cloud computing can help boost the speed and accuracy of forecasts, especially for finance leaders who understand how to apply the technology effectively.

Modernize Your Enterprise with Enterprise Resource Planning in the Cloud

This webcast replay features Mike Fauscette from IDC discussing recent survey findings on ERP in the cloud.

Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Now!

Learn about some of the groundbreaking new features in Oracle Database 12c and hear stories about recent upgrade experiences.

Oracle’s PeopleSoft 9.2

Find out what’s new in the latest release.

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Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education

Oracle makes it more affordable for educational institutions to create scalable, high-performing, and low total cost of ownership teaching and learning environments with discounts off list price of selected Sun products from Oracle. The latest Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education (HOPE) was released October 2014 and is good through March 31, 2015.
Read More About the HOPE Program

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Transforms Talent Management Processes with Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum Gains Operational Efficiency in Managing More Than 70,000 Identities While Lowering Costs

Teach for America Cuts IT Costs by US$600,000 in Three Years, Ensures Highly Available Teacher Application Portal During Admission Season

Nara Institute of Science and Technology Improves Advanced-Research Platform While Lowering Cost and Simplifying Server Management

Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management Processes MBA Applications 80 Percent Faster

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Oracle Education and Research Executive Blog

Featuring Cole Clark, global vice president, Oracle Education and Research.

Modern HR In the Cloud

Keep up with the latest from Oracle’s human capital management experts.

Oracle Customer Experience Blog

Join the experience revolution.

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management

Get the latest information about enterprise performance management trends.

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New White Paper: Innovating for Education and Research Excellence: Oracle Cloud Solutions for the Modern Campus

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Profit Magazine Special Report: Customer Experience

OracleVoice on Old School Tools and Techniques Can’t Win Today’s Talent War

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: An Open Letter to the Next Generation of Business Leaders—The Challenges of Tomorrow

IDC White Paper: Total Cloud—What Does Complete Look Like for Oracle

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Learn more about Oracle in the education and research industry.

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Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

Access comprehensive training and certification solutions.

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Are Your Critical Applications Delivering Extreme Performance?

More than 2,500 Oracle partner applications are supported with Oracle’s engineered systems, providing superior value to customers. If your organization is not leveraging Oracle’s engineered systems, it’s time to ask your software vendor how these preintegrated hardware and software systems can help you optimize the productivity and performance of your applications, while at the same time reducing the cost and complexity of your IT infrastructure.
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Oracle Magazine on Twitter

Go to where the conversation lives. Connect on Twitter with Oracle Magazine, the world’s largest IT publication, and be a part of our growing community. Network with colleagues around content directly from Oracle Magazine, as well as exclusive content found only here. Join us.

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Oracle User Groups: Join Today

Oracle is committed to fostering strong and independent user groups worldwide. The more than 900 user groups focused on products, technologies, applications, and industries provide dynamic forums for customers to share information, experiences, and expertise. Find the one that’s right for you.

Oracle User Groups
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Alliance 2015

March 15–18, 2015 | Nashville, Tennessee
Oracle is a sponsor of the largest meeting of higher education and public sector users of Oracle Applications in the world.

Oracle Industry Connect

March 25–26, 2015 | Washington DC
Oracle Industry Connect is an invitation-only event that demonstrates Oracle’s commitment to industries and showcases our leadership in delivering mission-critical, vertical-specific applications core to customers’ businesses. Oracle's Industry Connect program for education and research will feature in-depth discussion of the strategies necessary to transform the academy, accelerate innovation, and improve outcomes through the use of technology. Delivered by recognized thought-leaders, the rich content will be centered on student success and experience as well as operational and research excellence.

Oracle HCM World

March 25–27, 2015 | Washington DC
Oracle HCM World brings customers and industry leaders together to discuss critical HR topics, including workforce planning, recruiting, onboarding, training, leadership development, compensation, benefits, and more.

Oracle CX Cloud Conferences

March 31–April 2, 2015 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Oracle CX Cloud experts will present you with the strategies and tactics you need to make CX succeed in your organization. You’ll get the knowledge and experience to make a difference in your company through programs designed for executives and practitioners alike.


April 12–16, 2015 | Las Vegas, Nevada | #C15LV
The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), and Quest International Users Group (Quest), present COLLABORATE 15: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community.

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